The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 249 197 207
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 22 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.48% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 12
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7380 5604 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.68% 95.84% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5838 4426 4735
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -34 22 £32,500 -14.47% 1
North Yorkshire -10 13 £32,500 -7.14%
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Test Automation
3 25 (65.79%) Test Scripting
4 22 (57.89%) Selenium
5 20 (52.63%) SQL
6 19 (50.00%) Degree
7 17 (44.74%) Automation Testing
8 16 (42.11%) WebDriver
8 16 (42.11%) .NET
8 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (31.58%) QA
10 11 (28.95%) User Stories
10 11 (28.95%) ISEB
11 7 (18.42%) C#
11 7 (18.42%) TDD
11 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
11 7 (18.42%) BDD
12 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
13 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
13 4 (10.53%) Spring
13 4 (10.53%) HTML
13 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.53%) CSS
13 4 (10.53%) JIRA
14 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
14 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
15 2 (5.26%) Games
15 2 (5.26%) Online Games
16 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
16 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) Selenium
2 16 (42.11%) WebDriver
3 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) CSS
2 4 (10.53%) Spring
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Test Automation
2 25 (65.79%) Test Scripting
3 17 (44.74%) Automation Testing
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.95%) User Stories
6 7 (18.42%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center